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    Asaram sentenced to life in prison after conviction in Jodhpur rape case

    Asaram sentenced to life in prison after conviction in Jodhpur rape case

    A Jodhpur court today awarded life sentence to self-styled godman Asaram after holding him guilty of raping a teenage girl in his ashram five years ago, the second case of a powerful spiritual leader being convicted of a sexual offence in less than a year after Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram ...

    Scrutiny of nominations today in Karnataka

    Scrutiny of nominations today in Karnataka

    Scrutiny would be taken up on Wednesday and the last day for withdrawal of candidature is April 27. Election campaign has gained momentum in Karnataka. The battle has now reached the doors of the Election Commission with the BJP meeting EC officials in Delhi with a demand for free and ...

    Asaram rape case verdict by Jodhpur court today

    Asaram rape case verdict by Jodhpur court today

    Security was stepped up in Jodhpur where prohibitory orders have already been clamped ahead of Wednesday's trial court verdict in the alleged rape of a teenager by self-styled godman Asaram who faces a minimum term of 10 years if convicted. Apprehending a threat to law and order, the ...

    Karnataka polls: Last day for filing nominations

    Karnataka polls: Last day for filing nominations

    Election campaign gains momentum in Karnataka. Tuesday is last day for filing nominations. BJP has accused the Congress of misusing state machinery. Political temperatures soar in Karnataka with elections round the corner. The battle has now reached the doors of the Election Commission ...

    AFSPA removed from Meghalaya completely, partly in Arunachal

    AFSPA removed from Meghalaya completely, partly in Arunachal

    The AFSPA has been removed completely from Meghalaya and its area of operation in Arunachal Pradesh has been restricted to eight police stations bordering Assam and three districts neighbouring Myanmar, officials said on Monday. The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, which empowers ...

    Record number of pilgrims will go to Haj this year without any subsidy: Naqvi

    Record number of pilgrims will go to Haj this year without any subsidy: Naqvi

    Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that for the first time after the independence, a record number of Muslims from the country will go to Haj this year without any subsidy. Naqvi added this year a total of 1,28,002 pilgrims will go through Haj Committee of India ...

    PM Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping to hold informal summit in China

    PM Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping to hold informal summit in China

    Taking bilateral ties to a new high, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping during an informal meeting on April 27 and 28 in Wuhan city. This was announced after delegation level talkes between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Chinese ...

    Pashtuns defy Pakistan authorities with mass rally in Lahore

    Pashtuns defy Pakistan authorities with mass rally in Lahore

    In Pakistan, thousands of Pashtuns held a mass rally in Lahore on Sunday, chanting anti-military slogans. The rally was held hours after officials in Lahore detained several PTM leaders late Saturday following raids on Punjab University and a hotel. The rapidly growing Pashtun ...

    14 Naxals killed in encounter in Gadchiroli

    14 Naxals killed in encounter in Gadchiroli

    Fourteen Naxals were killed in an encounter with the police in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district. Police said a team of C-60 commandos, a specialised combat unit of the Gadchiroli police, carried out the operation."Fourteen Naxals were killed in the encounter. Combing operations are still ...

    Sushma Swaraj meets Chinese FM

    Sushma Swaraj meets Chinese FM

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday met her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi to discuss bilateral ties and step up the pace of high-level interactions to improve the relationship. Swaraj arrived in Beijing on a four-day visit to take part in the foreign ministers' meeting of the ...

    Sanskrit is the language of science and spirituality: President

    Sanskrit is the language of science and spirituality: President

    President Ram Nath Kovind has said that Sanskrit is the language of science and spirituality. Addressing the 17th convocation of Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth in New Delhi, the President said works of Aryabhatta, Bhaskara, Charaka, Sushruta and other scientists and ...

    Sushma Swaraj embarks on two-nation visit

    Sushma Swaraj embarks on two-nation visit

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj embarks on a two-nation visit to China and neigbouring Mongolia. In China, she will participate in a meeting of the foreign ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).She will hold talks with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi tomorrow. ...

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